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Papaya

Papaya

Variety: Red Lady (Zones 9-11)

  • Description

    Papayas' sweet taste, vibrant color, and the wide variety of health benefits they provide make them a popular fruit. ‘Red Lady’ is an excellent papaya for southern gardens or as a tropical container plant in the north. In cultivation, it grows rapidly, fruiting within 3 years. 

  • Care Information

    In general, papaya trees should be planted in full sun and watered frequently for best growth and fruit production. Any climatic factor such as cool or cold temperatures, lack of water, high constant winds, or shade will reduce papaya growth and production. Papaya plants grow and fruit well in well-drained soil types. 

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